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  Retro-inspired action platformer ‘GhoulBoy’ joining eastasiasoft Limited Edition line-up in March 2019
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02/11/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

For Immediate Release

 

Hong Kong - February 11, 2019 – Independent developer and publisher Eastasiasoft Limited today announced that the retro-inspired action platformer GhoulBoy, developed by Serkan Bakar and ported to consoles by Dolores Entertainment, will join the eastasiasoft Limited Edition line-up in March 2019.

GhoulBoy brings back the look and feel of the very best classic retro platformers from the 90's, introducing refreshed and engaging gameplay mechanics. Slay monsters, collect loot, avoid dangerous traps and defeat menacing bosses.

Watch the GhoulBoy trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzVcWkR-2FM

 The physical release of GhoulBoy will be available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, limited to just 1000 units per platform. Pre-orders will be available on February 14th from online retailer Playasia at US$34.99 including shipping.

The GhoulBoy Limited Edition will contain:

  • A physical copy of the game (region free)
  • A full-color printed manual
  • An original soundtrack CD
  • An individually numbered collector’s certificate
  • A collector’s box (with a beautifully embossed logo)

Furthermore, eastasiasoft will publish GhoulBoy for PS4™, PS Vita and Nintendo Switch digitally in Asia and Japan regions at a yet to be announced date. Further details will be revealed shortly. Digital publishing outside of Asia will be handled by Dolores Entertainment.

GhoulBoy is playable in English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Spanish, German, and Turkish. More details can be found in the online press kit.

About GhoulBoy

GhoulBoy is a retro-inspired action platformer that combines the action-RPG genre with hack 'n' slash gameplay. Slay monsters, collect loot, avoid dangerous traps and defeat menacing bosses. GhoulBoy brings back the look and feel of the very best classic retro platformers from the 90's, introducing refreshed and engaging gameplay mechanics. If you miss platformers from the 16-bit era, GhoulBoy is for you.

Features:

  • Explore a magical realm of dungeons, towns, treasures and devious monsters.
  • Find powerful weapons, items and spells to defeat your enemies.
  • Slay monsters and defeat challenging bosses.
  • Enjoy 16-bit style graphics and chiptune retro music.

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Rainbow Skies, Ghost Blade HD, Reverie, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.

About Dolores Entertainment

Dolores Entertainment is an indie games development and porting company with many years of expertise. More information on Dolores Entertainment can be found on doloresentertainment.com and on Twitter @Dolores_Ent.

About Playasia

Playasia was established in 2002 and is proud to be the leading independent import and export retailer, specializing in Japanese & Asian video games. By providing outstanding customer experience, a large variety of genuine products, and global fulfillment Playasia has been sending products across the globe for over 15 years.

For media queries, contact eastasiasoft public relations at [email protected] or via Twitter at @eastasiasoft.

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